Litton Industries Monrobot XI computers available

From: Brian Chase <>
Date: Wed Feb 26 17:21:00 2003

On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> If so, what sort of computing power did the Monrobot XI have? I read in
> the article recently pointed out that is published on the web that it
> could do 5,000 calculations per second.

In the article in the New Yorker, the Monrobot XI sales guy stated that,
"It can do an average of five thousand arithmetical computations per
minute." That would only be around 83 calculations per sec.

More detailed specs are here:


These numbers indicate it was capable of around 111 additions per
second, 30 multiplications per second, and 2 divisions per second.

Received on Wed Feb 26 2003 - 17:21:00 GMT

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